The gesture could partly reverse the northward odyssey of African migrants seeking new lives in Europe.
Rwanda is offering to host some of the African migrants who reportedly face abuse in Libya. Rwanda's government says in a statement that "we cannot remain silent when human beings … Click to Continue »
The number of migrants who have reached Italy via Libya has dropped significantly since July, when the European Union reached a deal with Libyan authorities to stem migrant flows, the UN said Thursday. The EU's decision to help Libya...Show More Summary
Click here for reuse options! A horrifying CNN report reveals concentration camps and human lives on the auction block. CNN recently aired a powerful report from Libya, where the reporters went into a house and shot footage of an auction of human beings. Show More Summary
President of Niger Mahamadou Issoufou is demanding the ICJ investigate Libya for trading slaves.
African migrants in Libya have begun returning to their home countries. Côte d’Ivoire repatriated over 350 citizens from Tripoli on Wednesday, after video footage appearing to show migrants being auctioned off as slaves sparked global outcry. The UN says the auctions may amount to crimes against humanity.
France on Wednesday called an emergency meeting of the UN Security Council over slave-trading in Libya as President Emmanuel Macron blasted the auctioning of Africans as a crime against humanity. "France decided this morning to ask for...Show More Summary
By Aidan Lewis TRIPOLI (Reuters) - Donning leather and helmets (sometimes), they roar along Libya's hair-raising, potholed roads on carefully polished Harley Davidsons and Kawasakis. Part of a growing scene, there are now hundreds of bikers in Tripoli alone who come from all walks of life. Show More Summary
THE ENTIRE COURT SYSTEM OF LIBYA NORTH AFRICA WAS DESTROYED, ENSURING THAT MEN LIKE US REPRESENTATIVE ALCEE HASTINGS WILL NEVER STAND TRIAL FOR BOMBING AFRICAN NATIONS UNDER THE GUISE OF "JUSTICE" When Americanized Negro Con-Man-Ists Told Their Black American Progressive Congregation Of The COMING GOVERNMENT CONTRACTS IN LIBYA, Once Gaddahfi Is Toppled
"Slavery has no place in our world and these actions are among the most egregious abuses of human rights," said U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres
OUAGADOUGOU (Reuters) - Burkina Faso's foreign minister said on Monday it had recalled its ambassador to Libya over a report that black African migrants were being auctioned as slaves there.
UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said Monday he was horrified by video footage showing migrants sold as slaves in Libya and that these auctions should be investigated as possible crimes against humanity. US television network CNN...Show More Summary
What the entire hell?
France will be the first to welcome African refugees evacuated from Libya to Niger by the United Nations refugee agency.
CNN footage of migrants being auctioned off in the Libyan capital prompted a protest in Paris, condemnation by the African Union and an official inquiry.
Libya will investigate alleged slave trading in the country, the internationally recognised government announced Sunday, following the release of video footage appearing to show migrants being auctioned off. Chaos-ridden Libya has long...Show More Summary
A funeral has been held in Salerno, Italy, for 26 young Nigerian women who died at sea, but only two of the women have so far been identified. They died when the boats they were travelling in sank off the coast of Libya. Salerno’s prosecutor’s office said that around 100 migrants died when the boats…
Johannesburg (AFP) – Nigeria were grouped with former title-holders Libya, Rwanda and Equatorial Guinea when the 2018 African Nations Championship (CHAN) draw was made in Rabat Friday. The Nigerians are making a third consecutive appearance...Show More Summary
LIBYA: The Forgotten Reason North Korea Desperately Wants Nuclear Weapons. It is unlikely that the DPRK will ever return to nuclear virginity. Pyongyang has multiple reasons for retaining its nukes. For a country with an economy roughly the size of Paraguay’s, a bizarre political system that has no external appeal, and an increasingly antiquated conventional […]
BENGHAZI, Libya (Reuters) - East Libyan forces said they launched air strikes against suspected Islamic State militants on Wednesday south of the jihadist group's former stronghold of Sirte.